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Average Salary for Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Alumni

Around 32,000 undergrads attend Indiana University, a public research school in Bloomington, Ind., grouped in the top 28 percent of universities by ROI, where they receive a great education with a lesser long-term cost. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Hoosiers!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. The data for this synopsis comes from former IU students who took the PayScale salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
362
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities
136
out of 420
Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School
105
out of 445
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Typical Early Career Salary
$45,100
Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Alumni
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Financial Analyst
20 salaries
$55,892  
   
Executive Director
20 salaries
$72,414  
Marketing Manager
19 salaries
$70,284  
Software Engineer
18 salaries
$80,683  
Optometrist
14 salaries
$91,715  
Business Analyst (Unspecified Type)
14 salaries
$54,992  
Finance Manager
13 salaries
$97,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,944
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Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Details

Address:

107 South Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Website:

Also Known As:

Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, Indiana University (IU)

Admissions Website:

Students Enrolled:

32,371

Categories:

State Schools, Research Universities, For Sports Fans

Graduation Rate:

75 %

% STEM:

9 %

% Stay In State:

43 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

20 %
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Industry

Graduates of IU are found working in a number of different fields including the health care industry, the manufacturing industry, and the financial services industry. The majority of IU alumni wind up in the education industry. Those with an education from IU earn an average of around $60K.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $53K per year compared to men, who earn about $70K.

Jobs

The most lucrative professionals among IU alumni are Finance Managers; they earn a median annual salary of $98K. Also approaching the top of the pay scale at approximately $91K and $82K are Optometrists and Software Engineers. Business Analysts face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at $55K.

Locations

The most popular destination for former IU students is Indianapolis. It is also not uncommon to find former IU students living and working in Washington, DC — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of approximately $76K. Many former Hoosiers consider Bloomington a second home, and it is typical to find a large population of former students living in the area despite its lower-than-average median pay (around $45K). Chicago and New York are popular choices as well.

Employers

For above-average pay, former IU students find their way to Cummins, Inc. — the company offers unbeatable salaries at $85K. Bringing in the least amount of money are J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) employees; they earn an average of $48K.

Degree Major

A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance leads to the highest pay for IU grads ($106K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Journalism — their annual income amounts to $44K on average.

Skills

Former Hoosiers with Strategic Planning abilities can expect to make 49 percent more than their former classmates (about $90K). Project Management is a popular skill among IU alumni, with roughly one in eight workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-fourth of alumni receive sick leave. The greater part of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while most respondents receive dental plans, too. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, the greater part of survey participants contribute to a 401(k). Graduates of Indiana University are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Compensation averages $60K for University of Louisville alumni, making their earnings most comparable to IU grads. Other schools similar to IU include the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Purdue University-Main Campus.

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Test Scores
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SAT Scores 1560 1890
ACT Scores 24 29

Key Stats

Gender

Female

47 %

female alumni

Male

53 %

male alumni
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$33,624 - $75,676
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$39,180 - $97,418

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

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